Eulophiella galbana (Ridl.) Bosser & Morat 2001

Photo courtesy of Olaf Pronk and Laurette E.U.R.L. orchids of Madagascar

Common Name The Greenish Yellow Eulophiella

Flower Size

Found in southeast Madagascar as a cool growing terrestrial orchid with bright yellow, ovoid pseudobulbs carrying narrowly linear-lanceolate acute, plicate leaves that blooms on a pale, 8" [20 cm] long, 12 flowered inflorescence with 6 membraneous sheaths .

Synonyms *Eulophia galbana Ridl. 1885; Graphorkis galbana (Ridl.) Kuntze 1891; Lissochilus galbanus (Ridl.) H.Perrier 1941

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora of Madagascar Perrier 1936/83 as Lissochilus galbanus; Orchids of Madagascar Hermans 2007 photo fide; Field Guide to the Orchids of Madagascar Cribb & Herman 2009 photo fide